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captions paid for by nbc-universal television hey, evebody. so glad you're here with us. for thirst day thursday, april 5th. so delighted hoda woman came back. you got a beautiful tan being down in palm beach. >> by the way, i just want to point out the tiny portions that have been happening on this show. this is the littlest glass of red wine i've ever gotten from jerry. this is a welcome back?
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>> well, we're getting back into the mode because for the last three days we have been kind of dry around here. everybody's -- >> everybody's not drinking. >> pat o'brien and billy ray are both sober. and so -- >> so i'm back! >> that's a double reason i'm thrilled you're back. >> i did have fun in florida. spent a handful of days in palm beach and i'm working on another book. >> with jane. >> it is such a cool book. it is going could be called "ten years later." you find a significant event in someone's life, whether they won the lottery, lost of a loved one and fast forward ten years. >> see how it affected their lives. >> when we weren't working which was most of the time we ended up just having some fun in the sun. >> well, the weather was gorgeous! >> you know. this was a picture -- there's jamie on the left. and we listened to this guy named jimmy maz play guitar like
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james taylor in a ponytail and he sings. it's beautiful. we sat outside, listened to music, sat by the pool. >> there's nothing better! >> it was great. while i was gone, you were singing. >> oh, oh, oh. at the end of yesterday's show, billy had said why don't you come in on the end of my song "hillbilly heart." i said i'll try to listen to the song and learn a little something. i had never heard the song before. >> what did you do? >> i just showed up. >> let's see. ♪ hey ♪ hey ♪ keeping it country ♪ hillbilly heart ♪ hillbilly hillbilly heart ♪ yeah ♪ hillbilly country >> i love that. i'm in.
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i'm in. >> the college i went to was called hee haw honeys and we learned how to do stuff like that. >> that's a cool song. >> i actually did do hee haw honeys in 1978. >> were those the people who popped out of the field? >> yeah, but it was a spinoff from that. it was a sitcom. i literally spent about a year down in nashville. every country star, every huge country star -- dolly, willie, everybody, they all came on and we had scenes with them. it was just like i was in hog heaven, so to speak. nicest people in the world. and they taught me courage. you know? they don't have to warm up, do all kinds of things. they just show up and then they play. >> i love it. every time we have someone here from the country world, by the way, they come to play. they are so polite. they love to -- they just enjoy themselves. >> well i don't sing professional anymore as you know and there's an example of why. what was great idea, for sheer genius. you missed a big week here.
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sarah palin was here. ryan seacrest yesterday. you want to see how the two biggest pros in the business handle something, this is a press agent's dream. this was matt with ryan -- oh! no, we're going to do the other thing. >> no, matt and ryan, you saw. but what was so funny -- we all saw how great they were together. >> it was genius. >> jay leno decided to take their beautiful moment and make it ugly. let's look. >> this morning on the "today" show matt lauer interviewed ryan seacrest about the rumor that seacrest might take over his job. here's a piece of the interview. >> ryan and i are friendly. we have talked about this. we've joked about this. there is no tension here. >> they went to commercial break. show what happened right as they went to commercial break. >> ryan, great to see you. >> that's a smack-down. >> that was funny. also on the show today, do
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you guys remember nadya suleman, the octomom. she has a total of 14 kids. >> she had six and then she had the eight. what's that make? 14. >> takes a lot of math, what that is. she came on to discuss her family, they're having problems with money. >> she's recently gone on public assistance. she's getting food stamps. >> she was posing not nude but kind of. anyway, let's listen to her interview. >> it's 100% about my children. they deserve everything. they deserve the best and it's temporary. >> you posed topless for this women's magazine. >> i didn't see it until just -- >> in britain. you got $8,000 for it. >> $10,000 but 20% goes -- >> you ended up with $8,000 for it. it raises the question, what else would you be willing to do to make money? you had said you will never touch another person. >> i won't touch another human flesh. the only flesh i was touching was my own. >> pornography is also -- >> $100 million? nothing. i would never, never accept anything. >> what kind of other offers are
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you receiving? >> i will not loosen the grip of my deeply indoctrinated morals and values. >> i ran into her in the stairwell. i said excuse me. i knew that it was her. she's very frail in person. tiny little thing. she didn't even look up and she was -- so i didn't actually have a chance to say hello to her or anything. but i sensed first of all her voice. she was very nervous. you could tell that. there's this desperation you can sense. lot of jokes and everything. i'll make a joke about myself which is this -- i don't know anybody that wants to see somebody's breasts after 14 children. i mean i've had two and you don't want to see mine. you know what i mean? so i just -- there's a sadness about it. there's a heartbreak about it that is -- and i don't know. i don't think she ever wanted to go on assistance but now she has to and you got let your pride go, your kids have to eat. >> she did that reality show. doing this thing called dial-a-celebrity --
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>> dial-a-star. >> you pay per minute just to talk to the person. i know she's trying to raise money for all those kids and i know she's got a lot to raise but she said she was getting thousands upon thousands of death threats. i mean that was weird. >> yeah. >> i don't know what the truth is. >> it probably seems like it -- i've had a couple. it seems like thousands when it's you. you know, that's the thing. when you're at the center of that storm, that's all you can see. other people go, yeah, i saw nadya suleman and they go on with their day. the hardest thing to do is not look, not listen. this is going to upset you. we're just saying before we start. a woman named samantha brick, 41. she's a columnist for "the daily mail." she wrote a column talking about how pretty she is and why other women hate her because she's so beautiful. there she is. we didn't show the most flattering picture. she's constantly receiving free champagne and wine she says -- >> does she work here? just kidding. >> when she walks down the
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street she gets gifts, flowers. she says she's never been asked to be a bridesmaid among friends because she's just too pretty. >> take attention away from the bride. we haven't seen her friends, so in fairness -- i don't know. i think it was it was a universal turnoff from everybody that's watched this. first of all, there's no modesty involved at all. to me someone like angelina jolie who is one of the most beautiful women in the world you can't even imagine her saying such things. so when she talks like that it is so immodest and she really is -- i don't think she's a beautiful woman. she may be -- she's attractive, but let's be honest. she's not a drop-dead beautiful woman by today's beauty standards. >> plus, let's pretend -- >> they're probably going to cream me for that but that's my personal opinion. >> even if she were, nobody cares about beautiful people's problems really. we don't. they have too much going for them. i'm sorry you get too much champagne! i mean -- don't you get sick of
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really pretty people complaining? >> hoda, i care about your problems. i mean it. >> you know what i mean? >> you're drop-dead beautiful. >> you know what i'm saying? those people who say poor me, it's just so terrible -- >> it sure did open a can of worms. yeah. >> it did. >> i just don't know. i just think it is so ungracious it's just like -- you cringe. >> she's still talking about it. >> it wasn't a april fool's joke which people thought because it came out on april 1st. no, it's no joke. the zoolander clip that -- >> can we just show real quick? >> so good. >> did you ever think that maybe there's more to life than being really, really, really ridiculously good looking? >> apparently not. all right, it is -- >> oh! i got to do -- wait, no. this will tee up. i promise. >> tee it up, baby. >> this is a play list, a song you're going to love. i've been loving lionel richie. >> i see the title. >> i don't know what it is.
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>> it's called "stuck on you." it's lionel richie and darius rucker, the best blend of voices. they were meant to be together. please listen. >> better than billy ray and myself? ♪ stuck on you ♪ got this feeling stuck down deep in my soul that i just can't lose ♪ ♪ yes i'm on my way >> darius is coming. ♪ i need a friend and the way i feel now i guess i'll be with you until the end ♪ ♪ yes i'm on my way >> get ready for darius. >> see, hoda, in the future, this is where we should have started. >> no. because we have to hear. get ready. darius, you're going to die. go! ♪ stuck on you ♪ been a fool too long
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>> that's where you should have started. ♪ come on home yes i'm on my way ♪ >> it's good! it's just late. >> better than good. i disagree with you. it's fantastic. you're probably wondering what this is sitting here. yesterday you weren't here so we missed you for our matinee. went to see a terrific, terrific show i'll tell but in a second. but right before we went we wanted to go to a restaurant right close to where "newsies" is playing. it was called wolfgang's. i assumed it was wolfgang puck's. it's not. had a great lunch and all of a sudden this guy, emilio, brings us schlog. he goes, "you want some schlog?" we go, oh, yeah, bring it on. >> what is it? >> it's like the greatest whipped cream you've ever had. that's emilio.
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we schlogged him. then there's sonny getting schlogged. then i went around the restaurant at wolfgang's and schlogged everybody i could. a great time was had. i wish you could taste this. jimmy, somebody come over here and have this schlog. it is to die -- come on. come on, sara. tell me how amazing this is. went to "newsies." you guys are going to love it. >> you have to use jimmy's spoon. >> "newsies" was a broadway movie. this young star jeremy jordan is brilliant! you just saw him -- there i was. cassidy's class was there with us yesterday. there's cass and her friend emily. that's cass on the right, emily on the left. you know what? it is going to be a big hit. it's got great reviews.
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it appeals to kids because it is about kids taking up against injustice against the bad, bad big guys. anyway, congratulations to disney. they did it again! >> and congratulations to our girl, brittany. it's her birthday. >> yes, happy birthday! >> happy birthday. we can't sing to her but we can schlog her! here you go, brit. happy birthday. ♪ happy birthday to you brit, how old are you? >> i'm 25. >> happy 25th. we're so glad brit's on our team. go away, brittany. coming up next, they are out of the makeup chairs and ready for their close-ups. >> the spectacular results of our "ambush makeovers" right after this.
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it is time for "today's" plaza makeovers. you know what that means -- two lucky ladies were plucked from our crowd early this morning and we treated them to a brand-new look. >> here to show them off, our
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resident makeover team, "today" contributor and stylist to the stars louis licari la-la-la-la-la. and "today" and "us weekly" contributor jill martin. >> how was it out there today? >> great. we found a lady who believe it or not left her makeup at home. really? is that an emergency. and lady who looked like she might have been an extra on "dynasty." >> first up, nicola fuller from smyrna, georgia. she works from home. she dresses to impress herself and with comfort by staying in her pjs. she's just thrilled as we approached her on the plaza. let's take a listen. >> all right, ethan. why does mommy deserve a makeover? >> she doesn't. >> why doesn't she? >> she helps me do my homework. >> she helps you do your homework? >> she makes me. >> you said she does.
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>> she does. not only does she work full time but she takes the kids home every day from school and makes sure that all her homework is done. she's a loving mom and loving wife and a beautiful lady so she just truly deserves this. >> we're going to pamper you for three hours. are you ready to go? >> sure. >> are you ready to see mommy all done up? >> yes! >> i bet you are, clair. here's her husband ryan, her kids ethan and clair. guys, please keep your blindfolds on until i ask you to take them off. here's nicola before. all right, let's see the new you. >> oh, wow! >> all right. you ready, guys? take off your blindfolds. >> wow! >> all right, mom. you ready? >> all right, nicola, turn right around here. >> oh, my goodness. >> you look hot! >> you look awesome. look in that camera, please. so people can see the difference.
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>> can i just hear ethan, what did you just say, sweetie? >> she looks beautiful. >> that is a great haircut, louis. >> your mommy is beautiful. >> she just made her hair cut chic by giving it this simple bob haircut. highlighted it and the result is -- >> amazing. >> the dress is, too. i love the dress. >> look at this body. anything we put on her looks fabulous. this is the first thing we put on. look at the back. >> you know what i love so much? it's so much nicer when we're telling you how beautiful you are as opposed to you telling us how beautiful you are. >> big round of applause for nicola. >> our second lady is stephanie, 44 from paducah, kentucky. the only person who's ever cut
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her hair is her mother so her daughter begged us to give her a brand-new look. let's listen to her story. >> all right, this one's hot stuff but we're going to do a make-under. i said to you i had this hair in the '80s. and you said? >> i've had it since then, too. >> so tell me what you want to look like. >> i just want to look more sophisticated, see what i look like with straight hair. >> well we don't want to give away any secrets but what do you think? >> my mom's so gorgeous already, i just think a new look would be awesome, enhance her beauty. >> are you ready? you're not going to recognize her. >> yes. can't wait. >> it feels like mother's day already around here. she's here with her beautiful daughter mckenzie. let's take a last look at stephanie reese before we got our hands on her and now bring out the new improved stephanie reese. >> oh, my gosh! wow! >> mckenzie, you ready? all right, take it off, look at your mom. >> oh, my god.
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>> okay. go ahead, stephanie, turn and and look in the mirror. that sophisticated enough for you? >> oh, yeah! >> look in this camera. wow! look at that. you look hot. >> incredible? complete color story. the hair color obviously made deeper to emphasize those blue eyes. the makeup. the haircut just made a fresh shape and chic and modern. >> mckenzie, what are you thinking? >> she's so beautiful. oh, my gosh. >> well you are, too. >> you sure are. >> tell us about the outfit, jill, please. >> this is a way to transition fall into spring-summer. a color like gray you can spruce up with turquoise. >> under $50. >> come on out. >> congratulations, everybody. up next, we've got a baby of
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we are back with our special series we call "webtastic" when our very own sara haines digs up our next video that leaves everybody hitting send. >> do you remember how much it was to play with bubbles as a kid? well, i bet you didn't love bubbles quite as much as baby lennon does. check it out. he's now 2. he doesn't enjoy them as much but they started blowing them and all of a sudden his reaction was completely like -- they weren't expecting that so they grabbed the phone immediately and started videotaping. it now has over 650,000 hits. >> wow.
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>> that's a picture of joy though, isn't it? >> it's almost like he can't control it. whoa, hi bubbles. >> i need to step in a little closer, people. >> are we reduced to this? really? really? we'd rather have some schlog. easter party table ideas for the whole family. plus, "everybody has a story." just wait until you hear this one, guys. you're going to love it. hen you can no longer get around like you used to? when you fear losing your independence? who do you call? call hoveround now, to see if you qualify for america's premier power chair. hi, i'm tom kruse, inventor and founder of hoveround. now you can do more, see more, enjoy life more. here's why hoveround makes it easier than any other power chair. hoveround is more maneuverable to get you through the tightest doors and hallways. more reliable. hoveround employees build your chair, deliver your
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>> got any schog? >> easter is about two things, family and fun. >> well, it's also about something else but we won't get into that. let's try not to forget that. >> i'm here to show you how to add a little style into the mix because we still want it to be stylish. let's start with the grown-up's table. we're going with the festive color pallet of yellow, lime green, pastels. we're bringing the outdoors in with our twig placecard holders. you slice a little hole in it with a craft knife, then put a cut-out paper leaf with everyone's name on it. my favorite -- this is the centerpiece. it is a bird cage from the craft store. we spray painted it yellow. the beauty of this is that you can see through it. so it's not like those bad
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wedding things. and we decked it out with our cut-out little paper feathered friends. they are attached with toothpicks. >> cute. >> and the flowers really make the table. >> take us to the kiddie portion of the program. >> i think you should have a kiddie table. >> you try to. because -- though sometimes i want to be with the adults, other times i love to have their crafts. you've got to know your kid. >> i would rather sit with my cousins than my grandparents. >> now they know. you'll never be invited again. >> the secret to organized chaos because this is really a multi-generational event is to have an activity for your kids to do when they get there. have them make their own placecards. >> great idea. >> placemats actually. these are cut out, we have the templates on our website. they can decorate them with crayons and stuff.
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add fun bunny theme snacks that won't ruin their appetite. wind-up chicks just for fun. >> i always wanted a real chick as a kid. >> yeah. they're so soft. >> until they grew into chickens. >> what do i do with them? of course we have to have a cocktail. this is a mocktail. since this is a family event, kids can have this, too. if you want to add vodka, that's optional. it is carrot lemonade. >> it needs vodka! i'm sorry. >> wow! >> it's got quite the punch. >> carrot juice, pineapple juice and lemon juice. these are our nest eggs. >> those are really cute. >> the tiniest chow mein noodles. easter baskets 2.0. we found these at the land of nod. they're actually storage bins that we've decorated with little festive cutouts.
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the best part about it, you can use it for storage in your kid's room. >> sweet colors, too. >> now it wouldn't be easter without the easter egg hunt. so we have a twist on it for this go-round. it is a combination egg hunt and spoon race. >> what do you do? >> kids are going to look for eggs like they normally do. >> they have to bring it back on a spoon? >> exactly. using one hand. it is timed against the clock. so ladies -- >> we have a timer? >> on your mark, get set -- >> she's cheating. >> one hand -- >> are these cooked? are these cooked eggs? seriously, are they? >> yes. go, hoda, go! go klg! i'll be the cheerleader. >> how long is this segment? >> long enough for me to get this one in. i think it's over. we're out of time! >> thanks, honey.
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>> the spirit of easter. all right, everybody. "everyone has a story" is up next. >> a terrific song. it will inspire you after this. [ male announcer ] cookies with smooth caramel and chocolate. ♪ hmm twix. also available in peanut butter.
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♪ everyone has a moment that changes their life ♪ >> it is time to meet our newest "everyone has a story" contest winner. >> before we meet her, let's listen to her mother who wrote to us about her daughter's struggle with a hip disorder called slipped capital femoral epiphysis. >> my daughter rehian is only 13 but an inspiration to her entire community. horses are her passion. she's ridden since she was 4 and in the past few years has become quite competitive but on august
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18, 2010, with family piling out of the car, i heard a blood-chilling scream that stopped me in my tracks. she had been experiencing some pain in her hip and she had tripped. her hip was broken and required surgery to put her back together. doctors in the er told her she had a slipped capital femoral epiphysis. they told her she would never run, or ride a horse again. she would walk with a limp for the rest of her life. as tears streamed down her face i knew she would fiercely fight those heartbreaking words. rather than accept her surgery as the end to her competitive riding career, she saw it as the catalyst for a new beginning, committing herself to three months on crutches, one month learning to walk again, and over 1,000 hours of physical therapy. by february 2011 she was able to start riding. but the complications from the injury were starting. her hip joint was hardly receiving any blood. slowly starting to deteriorate.
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the next few months her hip pain lessened but the x-rays were not good. in june we were sent to an orthopedic hip specialist. thankfully he told us her necrosis had stopped. rehian had a successful show season but it soon became apparent she'd lost mobility and internal rotation to her hip. to equalize the rotation in both hips she had a second round of surgery. within three weeks she was riding again. people often comment how she is always smiling and positive. never once did anyone hear how hard it's been. her dream is to go to the olympics. with her determination and positive attitude, there's no doubt. >> they're here. your sister jalen? and her brother tyler and dad john. you are a young, beautiful girl. what did you think when the
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doctors told you you would never not just ride horses again but even walk well or be able to play basketball or run? >> it was really hard to hear that, especially like because it hurt a lot and the pain. like that night was kind of hard. >> what did you say to your daughter when she's in that kind of pain and has just heard devastating news like that? >> i said it's going to be okay. and i'll never forget the moment she looked at me when they said that and the tears just started and then i started crying and i just gave her a hug and i said it will be okay. >> sometimes when doctors say to you, you're not going to do, a, b, c, you believe them, they're the doctor. why didn't you believe what the doctor said? >> as her parent, i knew how much she loved riding and so your mind works so fast. in my mind i remember thinking, no, that's not true, that's not true, that's not true. she's going to -- she's not going to listen to that.
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>> your daughter's made of tough stuff. she really is. >> i remember after leaving the hospital it was about midnight or 1:00 and i just went home and i think i spent until 4:00 in the morning looking up everything there was about it. >> never heard of anything before this. >> never. i made a decision late that night that she was either going to have the type of surgery we needed to get done or we were taking her to boston. >> what's interesting, after you had the surgery and you were still experiencing pain, there was a second surgery and you raised your hand and said i want to have that. >> yeah. i couldn't ride as well as i used to before the surgery and that was like a big setback to still being able to ride but not get where i wanted to go. so i decided to have the bigger surgery. >> this is all you've ever wanted in your whole life. right? >> yeah. >> were you guys real supportive of your sister through this whole thing? >> yeah, definitely. >> well, it's a wonderful story of hope. >> it is.
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>> so many of the stories we do are real tough stories to tell. this one gives people a lot of hope. when we come back -- >> you're going to get serenaded you guys by a terrific singer. her name is morgan james right after this. good morning. today's weather looks quieter across much of the south. we will see a few lingering showers and isolated thunderstorms around the carolinas, down into south and central florida. if you're planning a trip to orlando or already there for spring break, heads up, could see some thunder even into miami. dry for much of the country for the cleanup and recovery in texas looking clear. snow with a blizzard warning out for parts of montana, expecting heavy snow and a lot of wind there. look at the temperature in billings, only 38 for today's high. 80 in dallas. 84 in houston.
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56 in chicago. a little cooler here across the northern tier. atlanta only at 67. with this system moving through and the clouds and the rain we've had, it has cooled the air a bit. saturday, dry here across the east. a few showers as the system moves to the east across the middle of the country, right into the heartland. could see isolated thunderstorms, as well. the heat will remain across the deep south, back into the desert southwest. phoenix at 90. only 49 in billings. by easter sunday, looking pretty quiet across much of the country. showers expected around the u.p. of michigan. ohio, as well. 62 and dry in new york and a little rain working its way back into the texas area. monday, showers in the interior northeast and rain in seattle and portland and northern california. the big cooldown comes tuesday and wednesday east of the rockies. temperatures drop quite a bit.
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we'll start out in these areas in the 30s and warm up to about 50 in chicago. 54 in new york city. a reminder, you still need those jackets. remember to "wake up with al" hewenechy 6l anata.ek0 m.:0 gi weather channel at 6:00 a.m. . meatball marinara with pepperoni is amazing. ♪ oh pepperoni ♪ how much i love yah see the game last night? course i did! [ male announcer ] try the meatball pepperoni melt today. subway. eat fresh.
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♪ everyone has a moment that changes their life ♪ >> we're back with "everyone has a story" honoring rehian murphy who's here with her family. >> now it is time to hear a song david friedman and i wrote just for you, sweetheart. it is going to be sung by broadway's wonderful talented morgan james starring in "god spell" right now. the song is called "my dream." ♪ ♪ i knew that it wouldn't be easy ♪ ♪ i knew it would take all i could give ♪
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♪ but i knew in my heart that it would be worth it because without it how could i live ♪ ♪ they told me i had to stop dreaming ♪ ♪ they told me i had to find something new ♪ ♪ but i knew from the start that nothing could stop me from doing what i had to do ♪ ♪ my dream my dream it's all i ever hoped for ♪ ♪ my dream my dream what i was born to do ♪ ♪ my dream my dream was what i had to go for no matter the pain ♪ ♪ this much i knew ♪ i could never give up my dream ♪ ♪ when they said it would never happen ♪ ♪ when they said that i needed
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to let it go ♪ ♪ deep inside me i heard one powerful word and the word that i heard was no ♪ ♪ no i'm not gonna let this get me ♪ ♪ no i'm not gonna listen to what they say ♪ ♪ because what they think they know i know isn't so so i'm gonna do things my way ♪ ♪ my dream my dream is all i ever hoped for ♪ ♪ my dream my dream what i was born to do ♪ ♪ my dream my dream was what i had to go for no matter the pain ♪ ♪ this much i knew ♪ i would never give up my dream ♪ ♪ so i set out to win and i really dug in ♪ ♪ wouldn't let anything stand in
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my way ♪ ♪ i stayed on the course got back on the horse and i'm living my dream today ♪ ♪ my dream my dream is all i ever hoped for ♪ ♪ my dream my dream what i was meant to do ♪ ♪ my dream my dream was what i had to go for ♪ ♪ no matter the pain no matter the strain ♪ ♪ this much i knew and it's true for you too ♪ ♪ no matter how rough the road may seem ♪ ♪ don't ever give up your dream ♪ >> yeah! woo!
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we're back with "everyone has a story" honoring a very, very special young woman. >> morgan james just performed a song and david friedman. thank you, guys. >> what did you think? >> i loved it. >> she's got that deep voice. it was kind of hard to hear at the beginning. i said just look at the words. >> beautiful. we always do something fun in the end. today we're going to surprise you. we're going to give you something -- we're so moved by your story and your letter. orbitz is sending you and your mom -- sorry, just the two of you -- to the hyatt regency, free three-night stay, horseback riding -- >> up the wazoo. >> you two will have a fun kind of girls weekend and get some
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sun and ride your horses. >> got to finish up school a little bit and then do that? does that sound fun? >> maybe dad can cough up for the rest of the trip. i noticed in life that's what dads do. that's why god made them, just to cough it up. >> that's very true. well, thank you so much. it's great stuff. i want to congratulate our friend david friedman who just won a lifetime achievement award last week which is a huge, huge thing here in the music industry here. and so david, only took you how many years to get that? >> a lifetime. >> morgan, you are eight shows a week at the circle in the square. >> "god spell." it is a great show. we had such fun there. >> you know what, dad? you should cough up five tickets and stay -- >> extra night? >> we'll give you a tour. >> thank you, morgan. you're lovely. so talented. tomorrow, oliver platte is with us.

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